Nigeria’s FEC approves N1.3 billion for rail network feasibility study
Seven rail corridors have already been completed
NAPTIP insists on extraditing alleged Nigerian human trafficker to Netherlands
The US says Nigeria is a source, transit, and destination country for women and children subjected to forced labour and sex trafficking.
Pistorius trial resumes after 30 days of psychiatric tests
The 27-year-old South African sprinter has been on trial since March 3.
Prosecutor wraps up Pistorius’ grilling in murder trial
Pistorius insists he killed the 29-year-old law graduate and model accidentally after mistaking her for an intruder hiding behind a closed toilet door.
Nigeria wins 3rd gold medal at Powerlifting tourney in Dubai
“Adesokan broke his world record of 178kg in 46kg he earlier set at the 2012 London Olympic Games by lifting 181kg in the same category.”
Nigerian Para-athlete wants early preparation for 2016 Paralympic Games
Ezeikpe said para-athletes have not competed in only one major competition since 2012 Paralympics.
Nigerian Basketball League: Union Bank humiliates Police Baton
Union Bank had lost their first match to Customs of Lagos.
Nigeria Basketball Federations signs N90 million women’s deal with Zenith Bank
The winner of the championship will get N1 million.
IAAF World Indoor Championships: Nigeria makes bright start
Regina George finished tops in her Heats and qualified for the semi-finals of the event in grand style.
Nigeria Athletics season set for thrilling start in Ijebu-ode
The one day event starts at 9am and ends by 5pm.
Cross River to complete ‘world-class’ golf course by 2015
The golf course would be in use by November.
Nigeria needs more preparation for Commonwealth Games – Yusuf Ali
The Commonwealth Games starts in July.
Nigeria Basketball Federation organises pre-season forum, to announce league commencement
A date for the 2013/2014 season is expected to be announced.
Nigeria Wheelchair Basketball Federation appeals to Lagos for athletes’ accommodation during tourney
Over 300 athletes will take part in Wheelchair Basketball Championship.
International Olympics Committee, IOC, to honour Fashola
Olympic Committee praises governor’s commitment to sports.
Rusty Serena Williams wins tough opener in Brisbane
Williams says match was intense and good for her
70-year-old athlete holds spectators spell-bound at African Masters Championship
The championship is for retired athletes.
Commonwealth Games: Sports Minister visits athletes camp, commends AFN
The 2014 Commonwealth Games holds in Glasgow, Scotland.
BREAKING: PDP Crisis: Govt. blocks Oyinlola from re-contesting for Golf Federation presidency
The intractable crisis in the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) spread to the sports arena Tuesday with the National Sports Commission excluding the outgoing President of the Nigeria Golf Federation (NGF), Olagunsoye Oyinlola, from re-contesting for the post. Mr. Oyinlola, who is the National Secretary of the Abubakar Baraje faction of the PDP, told journalists […]
Olumide Oyedeji, 11 other Nigerian players for Afrobasket 2013
The team leaves Nigeria on Sunday.
Moscow 2013: Nigeria qualifies for 4x400m Women’s event final
Tosin Oke pulled out of the triple jump event.
Moscow 2013: Okagbare through to 200m final as Nigeria crashes out in Men’s relay
The women’s 200m final comes up on Friday.
Moscow 2013: Okagbare qualifies for 200m semi-final
The Nigerian athlete hopes to do better in the 200m.